Louise and Lee Real Life Wedding
Written by Paula Jones Last updated: September 27, 2008
When was your wedding?
30th august 2008
How and when did you meet?
At work in 2002.
How old are you both?
I’m 23 and Lee 24
Where, when and how did he (or you!) propose?
On 21st birthday in Cuba on the beach, it was very romantic.
Did you have hen and stag celebrations? If so, what did you do?
Lee had a typical stag do in Norwich, I had a party with a Moulin Rouge theme.
How did your groom help with the wedding planning?
He organised the men’s suits.
Did you use confetti to plan your wedding? If so, how did the website help you?
Yes, for ideas for the reception.
Did you buy any confetti products for your wedding? If so, did you visit a store, buy online or by mail order?
Yes, we bought all the wedding party presents.
Tell us about your outfit, and where you bought it
My dress was from Brides by Solo, it was typical princess dress.
Did you have bridesmaids? If so, who did you choose and what did they wear?
I had 5 bridesmaids, they were both our sisters, my cousin and my 2 best friends. They wore pink off shoulder dresses.
Who did your groom choose for his best man and ushers, and what did they wear?
The best man was Lee’s cousin, ushers my sisters party and best friend.
Did you have a civil or religious ceremony?
Where did you hold your ceremony?
Where did you hold your reception?
Local village hall
Did you have any special wedding transport?
I had a pink limo, groom had a black limo, we had a white limo to take us to the hotel.
How many guests did you invite to your wedding, and did you have a separate evening guest list?
150 to whole day.
Did your reception have a particular theme in terms of colour or style?
Colour theme pink and ivory.
Did you give your guests favours?
Yes. Pink organza bags with strawberry sweets
Describe your flowers (bouquets and table decorations). Who was your florist?
My bouquet was pink roses with diamantes.
What did you choose to have on your menu? Did you have an outside caterer or did your venue handle the catering?
What did you choose for your wedding cake, and who made it?
Pink and white iced cake with a champagne glass on top.
Did you have any entertainment during the day or evening?
We had a disco in evening.
Where did you spend your first night and honeymoon? Who did you book your honeymoon with?
First night was in a Holiday Inn hotel, then we had a honeymoon in Salou, Spain.
What was your most memorable moment of the day?
Standing outside church before I went in for the service.